More than 100 kindergartners, first- and second-graders attending the Lawrence Primary School at the Number Two School are receiving a hands-on, interactive introduction to Cub Scouting.
After the departure of Alan Bernstein as headmaster of the private Lawrence Woodmere Academy in the wake of two sex scandals involving teachers, school officials made several changes, adding two new trustees, partnering with them on a new long-term strategy and naming a new head of school.
The Village of Atlantic Beach is opening a community garden this summer. The village is installing 10 raised beds, including one specifically for children and another four-foot by four-foot bed that is wheelchair accessible, just south of the Atlantic Beach Tennis Center, and across the street from Village Hall on The Plaza.
The water main break that occurred on Feb. 13 at the intersection of Peninsula Boulevard and Peterson Place Avenue in Lynbrook affected the Five Towns as there was sporadic water pressure in Cedarhurst and Lawrence villages. Officials said it has been repaired.
Nearly $13 million in federal money was awarded to the Lawrence School District for building repairs that occurred when Hurricane Sandy ripped through the East Coast on Oct. 29, 2012.
A unique family business now its third generation of leadership and headquartered in Inwood brings a distinctive perspective to the commercial laundry equipment industry.
The Nassau County Department of Public Works Planning Commission on Jan. 31 named itself the lead agency in the State Environmental Quality Review Act study on the proposed development of the Woodmere Club.
“Gung hay fat choy,” the Cantonese phrase that literally translates to “wishing you great happiness and prosperity,” is a standard way of saying Happy New Year in China.
With anti-Semitic hate crimes on the rise, up 57 percent in 2017 from the previous year — a record jump for a one-year period according to the Anti-Defamation League — Temple Israel of Lawrence will host a talk and a question and answer session with Michael D. Cohen, eastern director of the Simon Wiesenthal Center, on Thursday, Feb. 28 at 7 p.m.
After Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns High School students returned on Jan. 28 from a well-deserved vacation the second semester began with a bang.
Two years removed from a victory in the Private Schools Athletic Association title game, the Lawrence Woodmere Academy girls are hoping to cap off the 2018-19 …
Children from 5 to 13 kneaded, manipulated and molded the dough needed to make the traditional Jewish bread — challah — at the Mega Kids Challah and Babka Bake at The Brandeis School in Lawrence on Feb. 3.
The son of a rabbi who was known for owning an iconic kosher deli on Manhattan’s Lower East Side now owns the nation’s largest kosher supermarket chain. Joseph Bistritzky, his family and a group of investors are the new owners of the six-store Seasons franchise, which filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last fall.
They might have been the original “You had me at hello” couple. When Karen Gibbs, 18, went on a blind date in May 1965 with Columbia University Law School student Gerald “Jerry” Morganstern, 22, he was saying good night when he added, “While I’ve got you here . . .” Gibbs, who would become his wife, replied simply, “You’ve got me.”
Fourth-graders in Donna Weiss’s class at The Brandeis school in Lawrence were posed the question: How can we clean up oil spills from our waters to save wildlife?
Artistic Men’s Grooming at 1217 Broadway in Hewlett hosted a traditional grand opening ribbon-cutting in the afternoon and then held a grand opening soiree with kosher cocktails and hors d’oevre and music at 7 p.m., on Feb. 7.
There are 613 mitzvahs (commandments) documented in the Torah and more than a few revolve on helping one’s fellow person and, of course, one of the Ten Commandments, No. 8 to be exact is, “You shall not steal.”
Throughout February, the Hewlett-Woodmere Public Library is running its second “Blind Date with a Book” program. The goal is to help people discover new favorite books and amazing authors. Everyone is welcome to get involved.
Because of the shifting construction and renovations on the Nassau Expressway, motorists should expect a new traffic pattern on Rockaway Turnpike between Nassau Expressway (state route 878) and Bay Boulevard.